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2010-06-17 07:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) has become the first technology distributor to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Leaders program, an elite industry-government partnership that recognizes and assists companies dedicated to environmental improvements through the measurable reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. "We are proud to join the Climate Leaders program and look forward to working with the EPA to continue...

2010-06-16 15:52:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its analysis of greenhouse gas reporting tools and emissions models. The report highlights the efficacy and applicability of the models to trucking industry operations. Addressing greenhouse gas emissions is an emerging issue as the public and private sectors seek to quantify the carbon footprint associated with supply chains. In response, there is...

2010-06-16 02:00:00

DALLAS and LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a new study of large companies using telepresence technology, U.S. and U.K. businesses that substitute some business travel with telepresence can cut CO2 emissions by nearly 5.5 million metric tons in total - the greenhouse gas equivalent of removing more than one million passenger vehicles from the road for one year - and achieve total economy-wide financial benefits of almost $19 billion, by 2020. Telepresence is a...

2010-06-10 05:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lemnis Lighting(TM), through its South African subsidiary Lemnis Lighting Africa, has been selected by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in liaison with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Department of Energy, Department of Tourism, Central Energy Fund, Eskom and the Local Organizing Committee, to be a key contributor in helping to offset the carbon emissions generated as a result of the FIFA 2010 World Cup. The DEA's...

2010-05-26 07:21:00

LONDON and JOHANNESBURG, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is set to become the world's first gold mining company to sell Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs), the financial securities used to trade carbon emissions. Gold Fields will derive the CERs from the capture of methane gas at its Beatrix Gold Mine in South Africa's Free State province. The company will sell 1,700,000 CERs to European energy trading company...

2010-05-20 07:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford is surveying 35 top global suppliers to gain a better understanding of their greenhouse gas emissions footprint as part of a broader effort to reduce carbon emissions within the auto industry Ford's supply chain approach builds on its success in measuring and reducing its greenhouse gases Ford is working with World Resources Institute, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Carbon Disclosure Project in an effort...

2010-05-19 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) has launched a 1.8 million dollar roll out of its energy efficiency technology into twenty-five Colt facilities in Western Europe. The project is expected to save Colt Telecom an estimated 7,400,000kWh every year resulting in a payback in less than two years enabling Colt to progress its tough reduction targets while providing significant financial returns. "Our European team has worked hard to secure this major...

2010-05-12 12:00:00

MONTREAL and VICTORIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN has pioneered a modal shift protocol that will create new carbon offset project opportunities for British Columbia's transportation sector, CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau announced today. Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT), a Crown corporation and leading provider of offsets in British Columbia (B.C.), has agreed to recognize the protocol for modal shift offset projects in B.C. The modal shift protocol allows companies...

2010-05-10 09:46:00

Driven by Energy Efficiency Improvements, Industrial is the Only U.S. Sector Whose GHG Emissions Are Falling; More Progress Ahead WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance (AMMA), a group of energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries (EITEs) that includes The Aluminum Association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and Portland Cement...

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, supported by investors of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), unveiled key findings today on the progress of FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) Phase 2, a global steel industry effort to develop advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) architectures for electrified vehicles that reduce life cycle greenhouse gas emissions. The results presented at this year's Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar reveal seven AHSS optimized structural sub-systems...


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